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The U launched a Master of Business Creation degree that combines the best of a graduate business degree program and startup accelerator. The nine-month program provides students with the know-how, mentoring, and support they need to launch a company and create their own job.

Just two years old, the U’s esports team emerged from a pool of 550 college teams from around the country to take second at the 2019 ESPN Collegiate Esports Championships.

A new philosophy of science undergraduate major provides students with a technical grounding in a scientific discipline of their choice; core knowledge in ethical, analytical, and logical reasoning; and highly developed verbal and writing skills.

The U is now part of the Common App, an online platform that lets  candidates streamline college applications. They fill out one form and have access to nearly 900 institutions around the world.

The Black Cultural Center (BCC) celebrated its grand opening this past September. The BCC will advocate for students, faculty, and staff, as well as serve as a gathering place for them to connect with one another and nurture a shared cultural identity.

Women smiling at the Black Cultural Center grand opening.

 

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